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Last name: BRINKMAN
First name: ROBERT JAY
Home of Record (official): SHELDON
State (official): IA
Date of Birth: Thursday, December 2, 1948
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 56566197
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 13A10
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
Howitzer Battery 1st Squadron

Forward Observer A Troop 1st Squardon

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Start of Tour: Wednesday, October 2, 1968
Date of Casualty: Sunday, April 13, 1969
Age at time of loss: 20
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Tay Ninh
The Wall: Panel 27W - Row 070

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ROBERT JAY BRINKMAN

East Lawn Cemetery
(Sheldon - City of - Cemetery)
Union Avenue & E 9th Street
Sheldon, O'Brien County, IA 51201
(712) 324-4651
Block 527, Lot 2, Location 1